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Addressing climate change: why biodiversity...

Thu, 19/06/2014
A new policy report looks at the relationships between climate change adaptation and mitigation with biodiversity conservation.
BirdLife says climate talks were undermined by economic interests and short-sightedness

Some progress but distinct lack of ambition in...

Mon, 25/11/2013
The climate talks in Warsaw during the last two weeks presented governments with a prime opportunity to change path, but they missed it. Once again, the climate talks were undermined by economic interests and short-sightedness.

Roadmap to a new global agreement – what did...

Tue, 13/12/2011
The UN climate change talks in Durban have ended and kept alive negotiations for a fair, ambitious and binding deal. But much still needs to be worked out.

Heads bring security to climate talks

Thu, 08/12/2011
This post shares thoughts and experiences from the Climate Change Conference currently going on in Durban South Africa. It is the 17th Conference of Parties – simply put, COP 17.

The Power of the Yellow Badges at COP

Wed, 07/12/2011
The UNFCCC COP17 is currently being held in Durban, South Africa. People attending the conference are either given a pink badge, if they are representing one of the parties, or a yellow badge, if they are representing an NGO.

Durban climate talks continue as Ministers arrive

Tue, 06/12/2011
Negotiators and NGOs alike are preparing for the Ministers taking over the negotiations when the High Level Segment kicks off tomorrow.

Governments urged to recognise the role of...

Mon, 05/12/2011
Climate change during the coming decades is projected to dramatically alter current patterns of temperature and precipitation across Africa, with huge implications for both humans and biodiversity

The intrigues of a COP Meeting

Mon, 05/12/2011
This post shares thoughts and experiences from the Climate Change Conference currently going on in Durban South Africa. It is the 17th Conference of Parties – simply put, COP 17.

BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 17

Sat, 12/11/2011
The BirdLife Partnership are calling on the parties to the Climate Change Convention to six key asks.

BirdLife’s approach to working locally

Fri, 11/11/2011
Local knowledge, motivation, sustainability, efficiency, legitimacy and empowerment are all benefits of working locally.

A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of...

Fri, 11/11/2011
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation is an effective approach to adaptation that deserves more policy support.

World experts discuss climate change at RSPB co-...

Wed, 09/11/2011
Some of the world’s leading experts on climate change, wildlife and natural systems gathered earlier today at the UK's Royal Society, to discuss the latest research on the ecological impacts of global warming

A truly integrated approach to adaptation -...

Thu, 25/11/2010
This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16, Cancún – ‘COP16 - A truly integrated approach to adaptation'.

BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 16

Thu, 25/11/2010
This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16, Cancún – 'BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at COP 16'...